Developers reveal plans for 250-bed hotel in central Brixton

  A 250-bed hotel is to be the centrepiece of the £40 million redevelopment of one of Brixton’s biggest run-down buildings, the former Quin and...

Europhiles say it with Brixton beer

A group of passionate pro-Europeans has turned to Brixton’s Clarkshaws Brewery to create a beer that celebrates the principles of the European Single Market:...

Developer plans six-storey office block on Electric Avenue

Another familiar piece of Brixton town centre is set to be knocked down to make way for a new development. The owners of 9-15...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Refurbished Brixton arches offered for rent

Ten arches and eight kiosks on Atlantic Road are being marketed for letting by commercial property specialists Grant Mills Wood under the name “Brixton...

Network Rail arches sold

The new owners of thousands of railway arches, including those in Brixton and Herne Hill that are currently being controversially refurbished, have pledged to...

BDT: Bringing the Belonging to Brixton

Brixton Design Trail (BDT) launches on 15 September as part of the London Design Festival. This year’s theme – We Belong – explores and...

‘No pot of gold’ for independent Brixton businesses

Elly Foster of Market House on Coldharbour Lane, joint chair of the Brixton Business Improvement District, has warned that there could be more closures...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

Brixton Brewery starts full scale production at new brewery

Having formed a partnership with Heineken UK back in November 2017, Brixton Brewery have been working towards the opening of their new Brewery....

Top award for Brixton’s Department Store

Brixton’s Department Store, the restored shop building that is now the Ferndale Road home of Squire & Partners architects, has gained a top national...

New work space for Tulse Hill

Tulse Hill estate has got a makeover with its former council housing office transformed into GLOWS (Greenleaf Open Work Space), an affordable co-working space...

Brixton entrepreneur develops app to help house renovators

Brixton entrepreneur Nick Morris, bored by browsing beautiful interiors on Pinterest with no way to locate for himself the items used, has launched an...

StartUp Brixton: learn how to turn passion into income

StartUp Brixton is back after a year’s break on 23 June. Emma Lange explains how young entrepreneurs can learn how to turn an interest...

Artists unable to grow amid Network Rail’s arches sell-off stalemate

Artists at Brixton’s Valentia Place arches are struggling to grow as they await the outcome of Network Rail’s countrywide railway arches sell-off. Tevye Markson...

140 years: Jamaican institution aimed at ending financial exclusion

(sponsored post) As the UK celebrates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, an historic Jamaican building society is celebrating 140 years...

Papa’s Park is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, London SW9 8AF) is open again and filled with brand new equipment, soft surfaces...

CULTURE

Attlee, a modest little man, will give you something to smile...

As politicians strut, squirm and suffer, it is surely time for some light relief. South Londoners can get just that with A Modest Little Man,...